week 10 violence and graphics by Jane

The Design of Dissent/ Tony Kushner!
“…graphic design…can move people to action, to acts
of courage and sacrifice, overcoming habit and fear.
Art can do that; art is always having those sorts of
effects. Art can’t change anything except people, and
people can make everything change.” (p.3)

“these posters, these work of art have a
restorative power. Each is an argument that
stamps itself indelibly in on the soul of the
passer-by; accepted or rejected, the argument,
the claim, or demand each makes becomes a
spark in the dialectical engine of consciousness,
of human life.”

Some of John Heartfield’s works:


Adolf the Superman: Swallows Gold and Spouts Junk


After Ten Years: Fathers and Sons


Self-Portrait with Police Commissioner

Manhunt 2- “Manhunt 2,” a video game whose characters kill and torture using implements ranging from glass and shovels to a fuse box and a toilet.



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